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Barbados Heritage: Celebrating 50 Years of Independence


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Barbados Heritage: Mount Plantation

Surveying Caribbean Cultural Landscapes: Mount Plantation, Barbados, and its global connections Jonathan Finch1, Douglas Armstrong2, Edward Blinkhorn1 and David Barker3 1. Department of Archaeology, University of York, UK. Email: / 2. Maxwell School of Syracuse University, USA. Email:

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Heritage: Art Music by Bajan Composers

In 2011 the International Journal of Bahamian Studies (Vol 17, No 1) published an article about the music of the Caribbean called “From Classical to Calypso: An Interview with Bahamian Composer and Conductor Cleophas R. E. Adderley” [link] by Christine

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Archive and Library: Usful Publications

Library Hi Tech News LHTN is an established (1984+) print and online monthly journal that quickly publishes articles of interest to our international readership.  The journal’s major focus is on developments in library technology.  Although not formally peer reviewed, LHTN

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Barbados Heritage: Slave Emancipation

When did plantation workers in Barbados truly become free? Slavery in Barbados was abolished in 1834.  However, this by no means solved the problems of the former enslaved. The Abolition Act was ‘hastily written and contained many ill-defined clauses’ making

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Barbados Natural Heritage: Digitizing Over 300 Plant Specimens

311 herbarium specimens digitized from Barbados Illustration of the the Pine Apple (Anana) from: Griffith Hughes, The Natural History of Barbados. London, 1750   In the late 1880’s, when the introduction of sugar beet to European markets, alongside drought and

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